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to the legal drama, new one for amanda knox, the american college student convictconvict ed -- charged with killing her roommate in italy, but acquitted. abc's nick schifrin is in london. >> reporter: good morning, dan. this could be the final chapter in knox's long, legal saga. knox anxiously awaits the verdict. this morning, an exclusive picture of amanda knox enjoying her freedom in seattle. she's back in class, spending time with her sisters and her boyfriend. but all of that could change starting tomorrow. the italian supreme court will hold the final hearing in her almost six-year case. justice will decide whether a lower court were okay in overturning her conviction. just 18 months ago. >> why they were so sure i was the one who knew everything. >> both defendants have been acquitted by the charges. >> she's already endured three or four years in an italian prison, this murder charge continues to hang over her head. >> reporter: after the release of her knox and her former italian boyfriend raf fail sool soolecitto. >> the knox family said that it's not worried about monday's he
determine the fate of amanda knox. the american college student who was convicted and then acquitted of murdering her roommate. the prosecutors who held her behind bars there for four years are arguing she should be returned to jail. here's abc's nick schifrin tonight. >> my family is really the most important thing right now. and i just want to go and be with them. >> reporter: amanda knox waited four years for that homecoming. but tonight, she's anxious that italy's supreme court could put her freedom in jeopardy. >> the fact that she spent three or four years in an italian prison and this murder charge continues to hang over her head. there is no peace of mind. >> i couldn't understand why they were so sure i was the one who knew everything. >> reporter: in 2007, knox and her italian boyfriend, raffaele sollecito, were convicted of murdering their roommate, meredith kercher. they languished in prison for years. the world watched the dramatic moment they were released. >> both defendants have been acquitted. >> reporter: but now, prosecutors want to reinstate the murder conviction.
since amanda knox was cleared of murder charges in italy. her legal drama is still not over. >> prosecutors will argue her murder conviction should be reinstated. joining us is niki baptiste. following since the beginning. thanks for joining us. what is the hearing about? >> the final step in the legal process. a big day for amanda if the supreme court decides to uphold the acquittal, she can move on with her life. if not, they go back to a retrial and the case is heard again and it could drag on for years. >> really incomprehensible. there really is a chance. do they think it is a long shot that they would say come back and do this all over again, take two? >> her lawyers, her family, amanda, they believe it is a long shot. a good chance it will be upheld and over after six years. >> how is she doing, a ton of stress, how is she handling it? what has she been up to since the acquittal? >> she is anxious for today's hearing. it is her life still in their hands. she spent the last year writing. lots of time with her family. her new boyfriend. and, just, she is actually back a
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knox. new pictures and details about her life here in the u.s. right now. of course, you'll remember she was the american college student studying in italy who was convicted and then acquitted of her roommate's murder, and now her case, if not her, is back in an italian court. abc's john muller here with the very latest. good morning to you. >> good morning, josh. amanda knox is not in italy this morning. she's here in america getting ready for the release of her memoir but the final chapter of this sensational legal drama is not quite written now. now, italy's highest court will decide if it was right to set her free. >> my family is the most important thing to me right now and i just want to go and be with them. >> reporter: amanda knox is enjoying her freedom but her italian legal drama is not quite over. on monday, during a supreme court hearing in rome, the final step in knox's legal process, she will learn if italy's highest court agrees with the decision to free her. the prosecution appealed knox and sollecito's acquittal in a 100-page report questioning apparent contradiction
court will consider the fate of amanda knox . they were first convicted and then acquitted of murdering her roommate, meredith kir ofer. customer -- kercher. they argued that she should return to jail. they say it is another form of harassment by the prosecution. >> she wins on monday, case closed, it is over and she can go forward without any further worry. >> kercher's family says there is still unanswered questions and we are searching for the truth. knox has spent the last year working on a memwior and hopes to earn her living as a writer. >> pope francis celebrated his first mass in st. peter's square today. he encouraged people to be humble and young at heart. the square over flowed with people eager to join the pope at the start of holy week. it leads up to easter sunday at -- at the end of the mass he walked outside of the popemobile. >>> new at 11:00, the humanitarian leader launched an anti-violence campaign based on breathing in san jose. they joined shrishri to kick off the cam -- campaign. it will create a stress free and violence free community across america. the movement
knox. an italian appeals court is in session trying to decide if she'll face another trial. over the 2007 murder of her roommate. john muller has the latest. good morning, john. >> reporter: today is the day. the end of a six-year legal nightmare or back to step one. a retrial. all eyes on the italian supreme court. this morning, inside the italian supreme court, prosecutors are making the case that amanda knox and raffaele sollecito should never have been acquitted of meredith kercher and are ordered a retrial. after they were released 18 months ago, prosecutors appealed the lower court's decision, citing contradictions in the rulings. kercher's family supports the appeal telling the media there are still unanswered questions. we're searching for the truth. in a statement to abc news, the knox family says this is another example of harassment by the prosecution. >> we're hopeful and prayerful that they'll render a verdict which will simply say that the apell at court acted properly. >> reporter: the worst outcome? a retrial. knox's legal team feels that is not likely. >> that ap
of amanda knox . they were first convicted and then acquitted of murdering her roommate, meredith kir ofer. customer -- kercher. they argued that she should return to jail. they say it is another form of harassment by the prosecution. >> she wins on monday, case closed, it is over and she can go forward without any further worry. >> kercher's family says there is still unanswered questions and we are searching for the truth. knox has spent the last year working on a memwior and hopes to earn her living as a writer. >> pope francis celebrated his first mass in st. peter's square today. he encouraged people to be humble and young at heart. the square over flowed with people eager to join the pope at the start of holy week. it leads up to easter sunday at -- at the end of the mass he walked outside of the popemobile. >>> new at 11:00, the humanitarian leader launched an anti-violence campaign based on breathing in san jose. they joined shrishri to kick off the cam -- campaign. it will create a stress free and violence free community across america. the movement is lead by the nonprofit art of
underway in italy that could end with american amanda knox return dog percent. >> three people are shot at a san francisco nightclub over the weekend and now a decision will be made about the future of the club. >> prince harry is getting ready for his first united u.s. visite >> the san francisco entertainment commission will decide whether a south of market nightclub can we open after three people were shot there yesterday afternoon. the bay area news group reports that the most seriously injured victim was a man in his 30's has been up graded to stable condition. the violence started with a fight inside the club at 1:00 o'clock on sunday morning. a victim was shot inside the club but the shooting continues outside the club where a second victim was shot. the third victim was found in a parking lot half a mile away. so far, no arrests have been made. >> the 13th largest city in the state is headed to bankruptcy court this morning. stockton faces a four day fight over whether it can remain under federal bankruptcy protection. the city hopes to avoid claims in state court that will forc
. >> happening now in rome, the highest court is again considering the fate of amanda knox. she and her italian boyfriend were convicted and then acquitted of murdering her roommate. the prosecution who kept her behind bars for four years are arguing she should go back did jail but the family is searching for the truth the. >> the doctor convicted in the death of michael jackson is filing a new appeal. he will try to clear his involuntary manslaughter conviction. murray says the prosecution did not prove jackson was hooked up to an i.v. drip, a narcotic that killed him. murray said he gave michael jackson something to help him sleep but the similars contend the pop star administered the fatal dose himself. jackson's family has filed a wrongful delegate suit against murray. >> in tech news, apple is paying a new acquisition. the "wall street journal" reports they are buying wi-fi slam for $20 million. the start-up has developed ways for mobile apps to difficult ticket a phone user's location in a building using wi-fi signals. it is offering the technology to other developers for indoor map ping.
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